The article addresses the issue of abuse and mistreatment in childhood, through clinical experiences carried out in the Dominican Republic. A meeting with J, a Dominican 7-year-old child, took place to explore the traumatic outcome and devastating consequences that situations of abuse and mistreatment can have on the emotional development of a child, allowing him/her to contextualize some characteristics of the abuser as well as the social and relational environment in which the child develops. Therefore, through a series of clinical studies, we question the link between childhood trauma, educational styles and socio-cultural factors, considering the hypothesis of possible trauma due to violence even in its social forms.
trauma, aggressiveness, childhood, psychoanalysis.
Lorena Sozzi, Joan Manel Blanqué López, Carles Pérez Testor leave a comment